Skopje - Today at the “Goce Delchev” library in Štip, USAID opened a traveling photo exhibition, entitled USAID – Changing Lives, in celebration of USAID’s 50th anniversary globally and its 18th year as Macedonia’s partner in development. To mark the occasion, 18 photographs were selected for exhibition through a contest on the USAID Macedonia Facebook page during December, 2011.
Skopje - Today in Stip, USAID launched its new Micro and Small Enterprises Project for the East Region. The project supports the growth of entrepreneurs and micro and small enterprises through exchange of experience, consultancy, export support and investments.
Skopje - To help agribusiness companies increase their competitiveness and sales, the Macedonian Association of Processors (MAP) has developed an interactive web portal, www.map.org.mk, for participants of the processed vegetables value chain, with support from the USAID AgBiz Program. The portal offers easy access to market information, joint presentation and bidding, which will improve competitiveness and open new market opportunities.
Skopje - Today, the USAID Equal Access for Equal Opportunities project held a roundtable on “Assistive Technology Use in Mainstream Primary Schools: Experiences and Practices.” The roundtable, organized in cooperation with the Municipality of Karpos, brought together teachers, school directors, parents and representatives of education-focused NGOs to review the initial positive experiences of eight primary schools from Skopje and Veles and the benefits teachers found in using assistive technology in their daily work with students with disabilities.
End date: August 31, 2014
Project budget: $2,540,000
Implementer: Foundation Open Society – Macedonia (FOSM), in partnership with four local civil society organizations (CSOs):
the Youth Educational Forum; Forum – Center for Strategic Research and Documentation; the Center for Civil Communications; and Reactor – Research in Action.
Last updated: July 15, 2014